All not Right

Yutang Lin

Whatever brought up is not right.
Seeking after right is also wrong.
Once delusive thoughts are given up,
All would appear on their own right.


Chan teachers would employ drastic measures; to all questions brought up they would reply with a denial. Forcing delusive thoughts to die out in order to resurrect their descendants.

This gatha came all of a sudden. In one minute both Chinese and English versions were written out. Chan opportunity, Chan opportunity, it should be like this!

Written in Chinese and translated on April 27, 2001
El Cerrito, California

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